| Oct 19, 2012
| 6:31 AM
Hundreds of troops returned home Friday after serving more than a year in Afghanistan.
Some 450 soldiers left in September 2011, thousands of families and friends gathered in the gymnasium at Caledonia High School for a last chance to wish their...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 8:14 AM
What were tears of sadness last year have turned into tears of joy this year as hundreds of servicemen and women return home to their families after a year in Afghanistan.
Over 450 soldiers of the 126th Calvary Squadron of the Michigan Army National...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 2:20 AM
Looming federal budget cuts make a whole lot of Marylanders nervous because a whole lot of Maryland depends on Uncle Sam for a paycheck — directly or indirectly.
More than 300,000 Maryland residents work for the federal government, according to the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Camouflaged National Guard vehicles lined the street outside the 69th Regiment Armory on Lexington Ave. between East 25th and 26th Streets Wednesday night, as lower Manhattan remains cloaked in darkness.
The deployment was part of the Pentagon's 10,000...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Unlike Wednesday's snowstorm that failed to materialize amid forecasters' dire predictions, the Blizzard of '93 roared into Maryland the weekend of March 13-14 with a wallop, dumping a foot of snow on Baltimore while raking the state with almost...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Two planeloads of more than 100 Wyoming-based soldiers arrived home Saturday at Grand Rapids' Gerald R. Ford Airport after a year in Afghanistan.
Following a 12-month tour of duty in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, 100-plus Michigan Army...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 1:54 PM
They successfully completed their mission, and it`s time for some R&R. About 150 soldiers with the Michigan National Guard returned home Saturday afternoon, after spending a year overseas.
“It`s great to be home, you can`t beat the fall colors, it`...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Michael Jackson's personal physician has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for causing the pop icon's 2009 death by a powerful surgical anesthetic.
The verdict against Dr. Conrad Murray comes after a jury of seven men and five women...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Lucas Wallek was toiling at the family farm in Alice, Texas, when he decided to enlist in the Marine Corps, partly out of patriotism, partly from a desire to leave the familiar terrain of sagebrush and oil fields.
Through two tours of duty in Iraq,...
| Dec 25, 2011
When Sean Walsh was 8 or 9 years old, his mother recalled, he'd knock on a friend's door in his San Jose neighborhood, and if the boy wasn't home, he'd ask for his sister. If she wasn't there, he would settle for whoever was home.
"So what are you doing?...
| Mar 25, 2011
Joe Wizan, a former head of 20th Century Fox's motion picture division and an independent producer of films such as "Jeremiah Johnson" and "… And Justice for All," has died. He was 76.
Wizan, a longtime resident of Malibu, died Monday at an...